Senior Lawyer

Recruiter
RKRS Legal
Location
Nottingham
Salary
£48748 per annum
Posted
19 Feb 2019
Closes
19 Mar 2019
Ref
RM128
Contact
RKR ADMIN
Practice area
Personal injury
PQE
7 years+
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent
Vacancy: Senior Lawyer – Multi-Track Accidents, COSHH and Stress
Office: Nottingham
Salary: from £48,748 (plus car allowance of £4,500)
Closing date for applicants: 4th March 2019
Contract: Permanent
REF: RM128

The opportunity
Due to continued growth this Top Legal 500 Law Firm are now looking for an experienced Senior Lawyer to join their highly successful Multi-Track Accidents team in their Nottingham office with a positive attitude, excellent client care and communication skills.

The successful candidate will run a Multi-Track case load of values from £25,000 up to £500,000 and will be able to deal with all aspects of running a case from initial interview of client to trial, with an understanding of the issues involved in dealing with Multi Track case, such as costs and litigation process. You will have proven and demonstrable experience of carrying out relevant investigations, obtain relevant documents, prepare witness statements; prepare for Conferences; Court hearings (CCMCs/Trials).

With a passion for Personal Injury law you will take pride in delivering a first class legal service to their clients. To ensure you thrive in the role, the firm will provide you with structured supervision, coaching and training as well as a nurturing environment, where you can grow and shape your career.

The role
As a Senior Lawyer with at least 8 years’ experience, you will be conducting a high quality caseload and providing support and supervision to junior lawyers. You will play an important role in the Unit in helping to achieve the Unit’s objectives. You will be engaged in challenging and rewarding casework as you represent clients who are victims of Road Traffic Accidents, accidents at work, COSHH and stress, and occasionally cases involving product liability, sports injuries and injuries caused by animals. Exceptional communication, sound judgement, confident decision-making supported by your significant legal knowledge and expertise is essential to the role.

Benefits
  • Structured pay scales
  • Car allowance
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Permanent health insurance
  • Life assurance
  • 25 days annual leave (in addition to bank holidays)
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Organised sports and social club
  • Annual travel and parking loans
  • Financial assistance for professional development

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